A fire aboard the Greek-flagged cargo ship ‘Faneromeni’ led to the demise of a 55-year old second engineer, who was of Greek nationality.
On Tuesday evening, KM Bahari Indonesia, a cargo ship, allegedly had a fire onboard as per Indonesian authorities. There were no casualties, as per the official statement.anku
Nine firefighters got injured while fighting a fire aboard a ship in Florida.
Superyacht ‘Lady D’ reportedly arrived from Malaysia to the island in the Andaman Sea. According to a report, the fire began in the early hours on 7th August (Wednesday) and was controlled by efforts of local fire authorities followed by SGS Security.
Unsafe cargo handling procedures associated with manual draining of hydrates from the drain line on the outlet of re-liquefaction condensers leads to fire on an LPG ship.
A purifier room is one of the most probable places in the engine room of the ship to catch fire. Find out more about the purifier room fire in the article inside.
In case of ship’s cargo hold fire at port, it may be far easier to get assistance as opposed to that at sea but that doesn’t discount the urgency and severity of the same. Learn how to fight cargo hold fire of ship in the article inside.
The best way to deal with a fire on board ships is to prevent them rather than letting them occur. In this article, Chief Engineer Mahendra Singh provides an excellent general overview on the basics of fire prevention on board ships.
An engine room fire is the worst form of fire on a ship. This type of fire needs great skills and courage to be handled. However, there are few steps which should be followed blindly before operating the CO2 fire extinguishing system to extinguish the fire.